Procurement Manager at Nigerdock


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    For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa – the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an…

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    Procurement Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain&nbsp

    The Role

    • To effectively manage the activities of the Procurement Department, including the selection of suppliers, the issue of purchasing documentation, control of pricing, quality and delivery.

    Key Aims and Objectives

    • Set-up of Material Item Coding Policy
    • Development of Systems / Methodology
    • Development of Material Specifications
    • Implementation of Policy / Strategy / Procedures
    • Reporting To: Managing Director
    • Personnel Reporting Directly To This Role: All Procurement Personnel


    • Ensure all Supply Chain Management Functions are adhered to and delivered efficiently and effectively
    • Set up master data so that all impact on purchasing and materials are met
    • Support creation and implementation of Supply Chain Management reports
    • Definition and development of reporting standards within department to ensure good communication to both, internal and external members
    • Works to develop the business controls within the Management System that govern supply chain management.
    • Leads the development of Company policy as it relates to procurement, logistics, materials management and inventory control.
    • Responsible for recommendations on best practice for systems and processes.
    • Responsible for researching and identifying best practices for incorporation into the Company’s ERP systems.
    • Conducts procurement and logistics activities with the highest degree of professionalism, ethics and integrity and in compliance with international laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
    • Works collaboratively with vendors and ensures that effective business practices are established with positive outcomes for Prospector in terms of robust agreements.
    • Liaise with Prospector local logistics partners to ensure that standards and procedures are maintained at all times
    • Responsible for ensuring Customs and local regulations are adhered to on all transactions
    • Develops and implements strategies for the acquisition of long lead time items
    • Facilitates team based decisions regarding the appropriate suppliers to be used for key operational commodity supply and spares.
    • Monitors, measures, and is responsible for supporting and initiating plans and programs intended to improve continuous improvement in vendor performance, including leading vendor audits.
    • Provide Guidance and Direction to Procurement Team


    • Educated in Supply Chain Management
    • Ideally MCIPS or CIPS qualified
    • Ability to apply Continuous Improvement strategies, which includes the ability to introduce needed change, create excitement for change and lead change initiatives.
    • Must be adaptable and open to new ideas
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Strong interpersonal relationship capabilities
    • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal skills, people management and leadership skills
    • Ability to handle multiple complex assignments with tight schedules, changing scope and requirements.
    • Able to plan and execute work in a timely and cost-effective manner.
    • Ability to efficiently identify problems and propose solutions.
    • Ability to work in a multicultural/multinational environment.
    • Ability to work to the highest levels of customer service, confidentiality, with an ethical behaviour.
    • Computer skills shall include; ERP software, Microsoft Office and Web based project co-ordination tools.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on to apply

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